Following the successful debut of the 1.2-L Polo in March in the country, the largest car European car manufacturer Volkswagen rolled out a higher variant of the hatchback with an initial price tag of Rs 6.16 Lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi).
The new 1.6 L Polo comes with a 4-cylinder petrol engine and is paired with a 5-speed manual gear box and is claimed to have a fuel efficiency of 15.96 kmpl. Manufactured at the company’s Chakan (Pune) plant, the new Polo is available to customers immediately, the company said in a statement.
“With the introduction of this variant, the Polo becomes even more exciting for our customers as it becomes more powerful and fun to drive while continuing to maintain all the features available in the 1.2-L Polo,” Volkswagen India director for passenger cars Neeraj Garg said in the release.
The company launched the 1.2-L Polo in March 2010 with a price tag of Rs 4.8 Lakh. Besides the Polo, Volkswagen currently assembles the Jetta and Passat at the Aurangabad plant and offers the imported New Beetle, SUV Touareg, Phaeton, and Vento.